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Author Topic: [SOLVED] How do I install gnome VL 5.8 SOHO  (Read 2066 times)

boilertech

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[SOLVED] How do I install gnome VL 5.8 SOHO
« on: December 09, 2007, 03:59:36 pm »

I though I installed Gnome. In gslapt I installed gnome common and gnome desktop but there is no option under system from the login screen. What am I missing?
« Last Edit: December 12, 2007, 08:11:46 am by JohnB316 »
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bigpaws

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Re: How do I install gnome VL 5.8 SOHO
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2007, 08:53:27 pm »

In the console try xwmconfig
see if there is a gnome option.

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easuter

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Re: How do I install gnome VL 5.8 SOHO
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2007, 05:08:57 am »

boilertech, you need to install the "gnomemeta" package.
That will install of the necessary gnome components (a lot of them by the way!).
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boilertech

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Re: How do I install gnome VL 5.8 SOHO
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2007, 03:17:28 pm »

When I fire up Gslapt and mark gnomemeta for installation I get this error.
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Excluding gnomemeta due to dependency error gnomemeta: Depends: scrollkeeper >= 0.3.14
So.....It does not allow me to install. I searched for scrollkeeper but it is not there.
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newt

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Re: How do I install gnome VL 5.8 SOHO
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2007, 03:23:28 pm »

looks like you need to enable the testing repository to get that package.  While you're at it you should enable, patches and extra as well.  Also, there's 'unstable' but I wouldn't enable for all purposes - only when there's something in there you're will to beta-test.

HTH!
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boilertech

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Re: How do I install gnome VL 5.8 SOHO
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2007, 03:34:27 pm »

I don't see a "testing" repository I do have the "extra" and "patches" though.
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easuter

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Re: How do I install gnome VL 5.8 SOHO
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2007, 03:54:38 pm »

boilertech, open GSlapt, and then add this link as a repo source:

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ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/vectorlinux/veclinux-5.8/testing/
Then refresh the package list and give it a try :)
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rbistolfi

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Re: How do I install gnome VL 5.8 SOHO
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2007, 04:00:27 pm »

Scrollkeeper is there: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.8/testing/libs/scrollkeeper-0.3.14-i586-4vl58.tlz
Go to Gslapt > Edit > Preferences > Sources, and find a line like 'http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.8/testing' and enable it. Other way is opening as root the /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc file, and add this: SOURCE=http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.8/testing/
Save and click in 'Update' at Gslapt, or run slapt-get --update from the command line.

EDIT: easuter beat me, I hate that red warning, makes me feel I lost precious seconds :D
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boilertech

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Re: How do I install gnome VL 5.8 SOHO
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2007, 04:38:12 pm »

 :D ;D Thank you both. Installing now. Looks like that was all I needed.
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